Chicken Divan

1
Kathy D

By
@LifeIsGoodkd

A great and easy recipe for chicken divan from Rachael Ray. This makes for a great one-dish meal!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 qt
chicken stock
4
boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6-8 oz each)
2 medium
shallots, chopped
1 Tbsp
exrra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
dry white wine
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 lb
broccoli spears
2 c
grated cheese (use a 8 oz brick, shredded) *i like gruyere cheese, but you can use any good melting cheese you like

How to Make Chicken Divan

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a wide, deep skillet with a lid. Add the chicken breasts and return the stock to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium low. Cover and poach the chicken for about 8 minutes.
  • 2In a skillet, saute the shallots in oil and butter for about 2 minutes. Sprinkle in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the wine and reduce by half, about 1-2 minutes. Ladle in chicken stock (not all - I use about half of it, but you can decide how thick you'd like your sauce), whisking the sauce as you go. Stir in the heavy cream. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low. Slice the chicken into 1/2-inch strips and add to the pan, coating them in the sauce.
  • 3Meanwhile, simmer the broccoli spears in 1 inch of water, covered, for about 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to a shallow baking dish.
  • 4Preheat broiler.
    Layer on half the grated cheese over the broccoli. Then layer the chicken and sauce. Top with remaining cheese. Brown until bubbling and goldne under the preheated broiler, about 2 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken Divan

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Casseroles Your Family Will Crave Recipe

Casseroles Your Family Will Crave

Kitchen Crew

Casseroles are one of my go-to meals on a crazy day. They are prepared in a snap and are great comfort food. Life always seems great when you take a...

22 Delicious Low Carb Recipes

22 Delicious Low Carb Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes are perfect for anyone on a low carb diet! 22 low carb recipes full of all the flavor, just fewer carbs.

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...